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Cafe Ilang-Ilang

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Manila Hotel, One Rizal Park Manila, Philippines, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
527-0011
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06:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 06:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Manila, Philippines
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I recommend this restaurant, price is reasonable and food has many to choose from! My kids enjoy the food

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Cafe ilang ilang has something for everyone. Their wide array of dishes and the quality of the food is well worth a trip. Make sure to save space for the dessert! One of the best buffets I've ever had.

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Thank MSLS1989
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

I have been to quite a number of buffet restaurants and by far, the Cafe Ilang Ilang stood out as the best in Metro Manila because of its consistency in serving excellent food - fresh, hot and absolutely delicious.. steak served according to the doneness you want, and what i always notice is they never serve you parts of the... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

We've lived in Las Vegas for over 30 years and have been to some great buffets (and some not so great...). The Cafe Ilang-Ilang is by far the best buffet we've ever enjoyed. The numerous choices coupled with the superb quality of the food set in a luxurious restaurant overlooking the Manila Hotel pool. Sorry Golden Nugget and Caesar's Palace...... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Excellent buffet experience, great ambiance, very well trained group of restaurant staff, superb quality of food. The buffet price is really worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Sunday brunch here at The Manila Hotel's Cafe Ilang-Ilang. Excellent Japanese station! They have the best sushi and sashimi! Also loved the angus steak, bbq baby back ribs, baked mussels, baked oysters! Sorry I skipped the usual Chinese and Korean grub. But I tried their hand made pizza, and I loved it too. The dessert station was amazing too! Macaroons,... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Being in a place with a distinct character of its own, cafe ilang ilang is such a place that leaves nostalgia to people who might have an experience dining there. The food is superb. All the staff are wonderful and courteous. 'All thumbs up!

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

My next meeting would be in another part of Metro Manila. Thankfully, breakfast would be ready at 6am. It was quite difficult making a decision between hurrying up and taking a good look at the variety of choices. I decided to take my time. I asked the staff if they served chocolate from locally-made cocoa. I was told they did... More 

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Thank Noeh V
Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We recently dined on a weekday, expecting so so food.... But furned out to be a fantastic spread of wonderful and superb selection of international dishes! Usually we hover around the Japanese station , but this time., with the choices right before our eyes. I was not able to drop by and instead feasted on vietnamese and other sumptous dishes!... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I just ate at Cafe Ilang-Ilang the other day and the food was really really good. If you're going to eat there, don't forget to get some gelato from the dessert section. If I'm not mistaken, it's their own recipe and it's really really good. Definitely coming back soon. 👍

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Chinese, Japanese, American, Philippine, European, Asian, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manila Hotel, One Rizal Park Manila, Philippines, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
  • Phone Number: 527-0011
  • This restaurant is at The Manila Hotel

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?